The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

Kristen Friis

Kristen Friis, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief/Business Manager

Kristen is the Editor-in-Chief of ScotCenter as well as the Business Manager. She is also a Media Commissioner for Carlmont ASB. She likes to waterski and participate in community service.


All content by Kristen Friis
What I wish my freshman self knew

What I wish my freshman self knew

March 17, 2015

Freshman year I was 4’11” and the top flier on our cheerleading team. I got made fun of because I was always dropped on my face at assemblies and football games. I was scared of the people, scared...

How to Survive High School Day 13: Get involved

How to Survive High School Day 13: Get involved

September 12, 2013

It was the best decision I had ever made. I've never loved a place as much as I love Carlmont. As stupid it may sound, I really do enjoy the all the things I get to do here and I can't emphasize that...

An SAT prep book.

We are more than a test score

May 9, 2013

Numbers don't define us. One of the top things colleges look at on your application are your SAT/ACT test scores. This can be stressful for many students, as some of them may not be "good" at...

As social media matures, so does its users

May 2, 2013

What ever happened to MySpace, the forgotten social network? Instagram, Twitter and Facebook is what happened. As social networks come and go, many of us wonder; which one is the best? Facebook, created...

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The Snapchat addiction

April 24, 2013

For the past few weeks, a fun app called Snapchat has been in the top ten apps. It has not only grown popular among many American teens, but many Carlmont students as well. Snapchat is a smartphone...

High-waisted shorts

Long pants to short shorts

April 10, 2013

With temperatures rising to about 80 degrees this week, it is finally time to put away the Uggs and sweatshirts, and take out the summer clothes. High-waisted shorts are the new style of shorts...

Boys Sperrys

As shoe styles vary, it’s time for the Sperry

March 20, 2013

Away with the Uggs and rainboots, a new type of shoe is stomping through Carlmont. These shoes are called Sperry's. They come in many different styles and colors for boys and girls and recently...

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Stylish skirts

March 6, 2013

As spring is nearing and the weather is getting nicer, many Carlmont students' wardrobes are changing dramatically. The skirt has come back into style, but not the A-line, miniskirt, or poodle skirt,...

James Paks campain video as he and some other sophomores do the Harlem Shake.

Carlmont shakin’ for the ‘Harlem Shake’

February 24, 2013

The Harlem Shake is the new Gangnam Style, according to many Carlmont students, as this new upbeat dance is sweeping through not only the school, but the country. When the Gangnam Style YouTube video...

Senior Kayla Wright shows off her Adventure Time onesie

Scots show their sleepy side

February 9, 2013

Many Carlmont students rolled right out of bed and showed up to school on Friday without having bothered to put on a change of clothes. "I came up with the idea to have a pajama day because sophomore...

A couple Carlmont students playing the cup beat

Crazy for the “Cup Beat”

January 24, 2013

Carlmont students are jammin' to a new beat, but instead of using drums, or beat-boxing, they're using cups. The "cup beat" is a series of clapping, tapping and drumming on a cup that you put together...

Who are these guys?

December 5, 2012

The Aquatic center is named after Glenn Kovas, a water polo and swimming coach at Carlmont. Kovas had taught and coached for over 30 years. He was a student at Carlmont when it opened in 1952. He started...

Vampire movie Breaking Dawn didnt suck

Vampire movie ‘Breaking Dawn’ didn’t suck

December 3, 2012

The last movie of the Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn Part II still has "Team Jacob" and "Team Edward" fans blood thirsty for more. The drama is based on the books by Stephanie Meyer. With four books in...

Wreck-It Ralph Promotional Poster

‘Wreck-It Ralph’ is a ‘Must Go’

November 13, 2012

Released on Nov. 2, 2012, Wreck-It Ralph, the new animated Disney movie, has caught the attention of fans and critics across the country. The movie is about Ralph, an arcade-game villain who is tired...

‘Paranormal Activity 4’ is scarily suprising

October 31, 2012

Released on Oct. 19, Paranormal Activity 4, the fourth thriller in the bone chilling series, is suprising viewers in many different ways. The first few movies consist of two sisters Katie and Kristi,...

Promotional Poster for Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect is right on tune

October 16, 2012

Released on Sept. 28, Pitch Perfect, the comedy about a competitive singing group, has got fans and critics laughing out loud. The movie is about college student Beca, who finds herself forced to...

All the members of the Griffin family.

Family Guy returns for its 11th season

October 2, 2012

              Fourteen years later and the hit television show Family Guy is still going strong. First aired in 1998, the animated comedy returned...

Carlmont Cup: Volleyball vs. Dance

September 26, 2012

Select movie theaters were giving away limited edition Finding Nemo 3D glasses.

Finding Nemo swims back into theaters

September 18, 2012

Finding Nemo has returned to the big screen, but this time in an astonishing three-dimensional film. Returning from its original release date in 2003, the newly-added effects have made the movie more...

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